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The American Civil War [videorecording] /

by Burns, Ken; Irons, Jeremy.
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialPublisher: Burbank, CA : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2004], c1990Description: 3 videodiscs (700 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1415702470; 5019322325833.Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Military art and science -- History | Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861 | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Confederate States of America -- History, Military | Historical television programs | Documentary television programs | Television mini-series
Contents:
Contents Disc 1. Episode one : the Cause (1861), DVD special features -- Disc 2. Episodes two and three : A Very Bloody Affair, Forever Free (1862) -- Disc 3. Simply Murder, the Universe of Battle (1863) -- Disc 4. Episodes six and seven : Valley of the Shadow of Death, Most Hallowed Ground (1864) -- Disc 5. Episodes eight and nine : War is All Hell, the Better Angles of Our Nature (1865)
Awards: Emmy Awards, 1991: Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming (Geoffrey C. Ward (writer), Ric Burns (writer), Ken Burns (writer) - For episode #9: "The Better Angels Of Our Nature") ; Outstanding Informational Series (Ken Burns (producer), Ric Burns (producer), Stephen Ives (co-producer), Julie Dunfey (co-producer), Mike Hill (co-producer), Catherine Eisele (coordinating producer) - For episode #5 "The Universe Of Battle")Summary: Summary An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
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Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990

Special features: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction" ; commentary track by Ken Burns ; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch ; biography cards and battlefield maps

Contents Disc 1. Episode one : the Cause (1861), DVD special features -- Disc 2. Episodes two and three : A Very Bloody Affair, Forever Free (1862) -- Disc 3. Simply Murder, the Universe of Battle (1863) -- Disc 4. Episodes six and seven : Valley of the Shadow of Death, Most Hallowed Ground (1864) -- Disc 5. Episodes eight and nine : War is All Hell, the Better Angles of Our Nature (1865)

Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw

Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston

Summary An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again

Audience MPAA rating: Not rated

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Emmy Awards, 1991: Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming (Geoffrey C. Ward (writer), Ric Burns (writer), Ken Burns (writer) - For episode #9: "The Better Angels Of Our Nature") ; Outstanding Informational Series (Ken Burns (producer), Ric Burns (producer), Stephen Ives (co-producer), Julie Dunfey (co-producer), Mike Hill (co-producer), Catherine Eisele (coordinating producer) - For episode #5 "The Universe Of Battle")

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